German Courses
New York

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Courses in New York

Immersion Daniel Albanese

Standard and Intensive Courses

General language courses for adults from A1 for beginners to C1 for advanced learners.

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Specialized Courses

Learn more in conversation courses or refresh your German in a compact course

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Private Lessons

Customized German instruction in one-on-one or small group formats in your or our offices.

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Teen Courses

Fun and interactive courses tailored for students ages 13 to 16 of all levels. 

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Business Clients

Custom tailored offers for the needs of your company, your clients and your employees



Please read here for more information about some of the most frequently asked questions about our courses. If you cannot find the answer you are looking for here, please contact

Overview of levels

Our German courses are based on the levels defined by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL).

Other offerings

Language Immersion Jacobia Dahm

One Day Immersion

Enroll in our full-day immersion program to experience our teaching style first-hand, meet other potential students and kick-start your German language learning! In addition, get 10% off when you register for a Goethe-Institut course after attending an immersion day.

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Onto their way into a bright future. With German.

Open educational opportunities to young people. Become a sponsor! You can choose between different youth projects, from German courses to study preparation programs.

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German Consultation in the Library

Missed a class? Need help with your homework? Schedule consultation time with one of our teachers! Our consultation hour is Wednesdays from 5 to 6pm. To book your time slot, please contact:


Gift certificates

Still looking for the perfect gift? Give the gift of German! To purchase a Goethe-Institut New York gift card please contact the language course office at:

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Online learning

With a Goethe-Institut distance learning course, you can decide for yourself when and where you would like to learn.

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German courses in Germany

Learn German successfully in Germany. Experience the culture, leisure, country and people!